Our 2024 Schedule of Events

Welcome to the 2024 Bend Women’s Expo—an extraordinary celebration dedicated to honoring and empowering women of all ages. Prepare for a day-long extravaganza that embodies the spirit of womanhood and offers a platform for growth, learning, and enjoyment.

  • 10am – Doors Open + IN OUR BACKYARD Pink Duck Charity Trail Walk and Duck Hunt 
  • 11am – Main Stage: HERstory – Tenley Wallace
  • 11am – Goddess Lounge: The Energetics of Self Compassion – Julia Lodge
  • 11am – Outside: Foundational Skills Clinic – Ladies AllRide
  • 12pm – Goddess Lounge: Uncrunch Yourself – Meghan Mahealani 
  • 12:15pm – Main Stage: Pink Duck Race Awards + In Our Backyard Panel
  • 1pm – Foodie Lounge: Tea Party
  • 1pm – Goddess Lounge: Sensual Yoni Awakening Breath – Elizabeth Weigand
  • 1pm – Outside: Foundational Skills Clinic – Ladies AllRide
  • 1:30pm – Main Stage: Panel Discussion – Be -YOU-tiful: Celebrating the Many Sides of Womanhood
  • 2pm – Goddess Lounge: Yoga For The Female Body & Energy System – Tenley Wallace
  • 2:30pm – Foodie Lounge: Wine Tasting 101 – Kelsey Daniels
  • 2:30pm – Main Stage: Human Design: How to Live an Aligned Life – Nicole Nelson
  • 3:00pm – Goddess Lounge: Intro to Burlesque – Vixen DeVille
  • 3:00pm – Main Stage: Breaking Barriers: Owning Your Femininity at Work – SugarFire Consulting
  • 3:30 – 5pm -Mix & Mingle @ Sip & Social with DJ Meow Mix
  • 4:00pm – Goddess Lounge: Gourmet Rest – Megan Mahealani
  • 5pm – Event Ends

10am: Pink Duck Race

Pink Duck 5k- Fun Run / Family Trail Walk

Click to Register! Race Entry is $20! 13 and under can participate for FREE!

Join the Pink Duck 5k to raise awareness in partnership with the Bend Women’s Expo! Together, we will race to speak up and stop human trafficking in a positive way in Central Oregon! A friendly 5k for all ages; you can run or walk along a marked trail to support anti-trafficking nonprofit IN OUR BACKYARD. 

EVENT TIMELINE: 
8:00am – Race-day Registration opens and Packet Pick up opens 
10:00am – 5K Fun Run/Walk begins. Link to Trail HERE. 
12:15pm – Post Race Celebration! Results and prizes at panel time with Cheryl Csiky (Executive Director of IOB).  Survivor artist Lily Lawson will join us as we celebrate the results and hear why she speaks up to prevent human trafficking from happening to one more child!  

WEAR YOUR PINK! WEAR YOUR PINK! WEAR YOUR PINK! Think pink, think feathers, think big! The best-dressed winner will receive the “Most Spirited Award.” Make sure to tag @inourbackyard and @bendwomensexpo to show off your outfit AND raise awareness for human trafficking prevention!

RACE AMENITIES INCLUDE: 
-Pink Duckie keepsake to raise awareness with friends – Race Bib- Water and post-race snacks – FREE Entry to Bend Women’s Expo

Main Stage

11am: HERstory – Tenley Wallace

Join us for an enlightening journey into the captivating world of Ancient Temple Dance Herstory presented by the talented Tenley Wallace. This class delves into the rich history and significance of temple dances. Through Tenley Wallace’s expertise and passion, immerse yourself in this unique experience and uncover the magic of HERstory.

1:30pm: Be-YOU-tiful Panel Discussion: Celebrating the Many Sides of Womanhood

Join us for a thought-provoking and inspiring panel discussion that delves into the essence of beauty from within and without. In a world where standards of beauty are constantly evolving, it’s time to celebrate the uniqueness of every woman. Our panel of remarkable women from diverse backgrounds will share their insights, experiences, and journeys towards self-acceptance, confidence, and authenticity.

Panel Moderator: Vixen DeVille

Award-winning, multi-talented, international Variety Burlesque performer, and live event Host, specializing in fire-eating, glass-walking, aerial hoop, and magic.

Lotsie Cash

Tula Movement Arts

Mandy Butera

Owner and Founder of Wren and Wild Clean Beauty

Melissa Frieden

Owner of DownUnder Waxing

12:15pm: Pink Duck Race Awards + In Our Backyard Panel

Panel includes a Student Leader Raising Awareness, IOB Training Specialist (former FBI) to celebrate women in leadership, a Survivor Leader and Lilly Lawson, artist and speaker. 

Cheryl Csiky

Panel Moderator: Cheryl Csiky

Executive Director of In Our Backyard

2:30pm: Human Design: How to Live an Aligned Life - Nicole Nelson, Executive Coach and Energy Medicine Practitioner with Start Again Stronger

3:00pm: Breaking Barriers: Owning Your Femininity at Work - SugarFire Consulting

Goddess Lounge

Indulge in a sanctuary designed for holistic wellness exploration. Discover a fusion of wellness vendors and indulge in mini-sessions covering yoga, breathwork, and various rejuvenating practices. 

  • 11am – The Energetics of Self Compassion – Julia Lodge
  • 12pm – Uncrunch Yourself – Meghan Mahealani
  • 1pm – Sensual Yoni Awakening Breath – Elizabeth Weigand 
  • 2pm – Yoga For The Female Body & Energy System – Tenely Wallace
  • 3pm – Intro to Burlesque – Vixen DeVille
  • 4pm – Gourmet Rest – Megan Mahealani

Outdoor Adventure

Ladies AllRide mountain bike skills camps are all about bringing women together to learn skills on their bikes and share the joys of mountain biking in a fun and welcoming environment.

From fresh-out-of-the-box newbie to seasoned rider, group ride lover or solo shredder, you belong here. We welcome all body types, all fitness levels, all skin colors, LGBTQ+, non-gender conforming, all ages over 18, all walks of life! 

Sign up for one of two clinics included with your entry to Bend Women’s Expo.

Foodie Paradise

Delight your taste buds with a culinary journey through our food vendor displays. Join in the culinary excitement as skilled chefs conduct live demonstrations, offering delectable samples that tantalize your palate. 

  • 1pm – Foodie Lounge: Tea Party!
  • 2:30pm – Cooking Demo & Wine Pairing with Kelsey Daniels from Flights Wine Bar 

High quality cutlery and culinary tools, all backed by our forever guarantee.

We are best girlfriends from high school who hand stir, in a copper kettle, sweet salty and salty caramel kettle cornwhich is the most delicious in all the land!

Explore, Connect, Discover

Step into a world of endless possibilities! Whether you’re on the hunt for chic fashion finds, artisanal treasures, or the latest in wellness and fitness trends, our curated selection of vendors has something for everyone. Explore the Muse Makers Market for unique handmade creations, indulge in a pampering session at the Glamour Zone, or satisfy your taste buds in the Foodie section. Dive into investing insights, discover wellness products, and browse chic shopping options—all under one roof!

Chic Shopping

Apparel, accessories and gifts

Jewelry, Gemstones, Chakra, Crystals. 

Women-owned Central Oregon business dedicated to providing personal self-defense products and education for the whole family.

Scentsy is a passion of mine. It’s where I get tomeet people and help them discover new happiness. So you can bet if I am not babysitting or coaching orchauffeuring my children to their sports events, you can bet that I’m making somebody’s life scent-sational!

 

Bend Village Merchant is a community-driven space where the values of sustainability, affordability, and the joy ofrediscovery converge through consignment and secondhand. We are proud to host an eclectic shop full of women’sclothing, home goods, accessories and pieces by local artists and artisans.

Bend Urban Gardens empowers aspiring gardeners to grow food in their yards. Our services range from on-siteconsultations, custom raised garden bed construction, innovative season extenders, expertly designed personalizedcrop plans, empowering garden lessons, and a wide variety of climate-appropriate plant starts.

Mystic Roots was created by Wendy Storm in 2013. She began this business because so many skincare productsnowadays are filled with chemicals and harmful preservatives that don’t actually help you and can cause skinconditions and disease. These high quality organic products are for for everyone, including babies and dogs! Theywill heal the skin from the inside out to make you look and feel beautiful. No matter what skin care product you’re looking for, we guarantee you will love ours!

Peaceful Pet Supplements specializes in hand blending CBD/CBG oils for canines and felines. All of our products are3rd party lab tested at a human grade facility. All of our blends are flavorless and odorless so very easy to administer to your pet.

Muse Makers Market

Arts and crafts

Unique One of a kind Jewelry created from Rockhounding expeditions and Copper Electroforming.

Latina/Indigenous/LGBTQIA+ small business that sells products which include hand-grown/hand-harvestedingredients & are made in small batches to ensure maximum quality! Due to our own health struggles wedeveloped products that focus on healing and nourishing the body, made ethically and completely non-toxic. Wepride ourselves in being fully transparent in the processes required to create our products – with pronounceableingredients and plenty of TLC! What sets us apart from other body wellness brands is our care goes beyond thechemistry to create, but starts with the soil of our land and the ancient act of harvesting/processing beneficialherbs – which we then patiently infuse for hours/weeks on end to create our oil bases used in our wonderful products.

Permanent Jewelry – A welded jewelry experience. Clasp-less jewelry made for everyday wear.

Hi! I’m Linnea, the Artist behind Greenlund Glassworks. I make uniquely crafted stained glass sun catchers, inspiredby history, the arts, and the beautiful natural world around us. I love bringing new life to this antiquated art formand creating cherished pieces that will stand the test of time to last through generations. I also offer repairs andcustom works, so that you may bring all your creative dreams to light!

Glamour Zone

Cosmetics and beauty

Urban Waxx opened its new location in Bend, marking it their ninth in Oregon and Washington. They have been aleading expert in waxing since 2007 and perform over 40,000 Brazilian waxes annually across all locations. UrbanWaxx offers a range of face and body services, from flawless Brazilians to perfectly sculpted brows. Their warm andwelcoming team and luxury setting provide a five-star experience every time.

Founded in 2020, our small business blossomed from a personal quest to conquer chemical sensitivities. We craftbespoke hair and body care recipes, tailored for those who seek purity and simplicity. Our passion extends tometiculously hand-embroidered home goods and uniquely designed laser-printed stickers. Each creation is a labor of love, reflecting our dedication to quality and the joy of turning a heartfelt hobby into a flourishing small business we’re immensely proud of.

Beautycounter is the leader in clean beauty. We are a social movement on a mission to get safer products into the hands of everyone, through formulation, education, and advocacy.

Our motto is to enrich women’s lives. We do this by learning what is best for you and your lifestyle. We customize adaily skin care routine and customize your makeup preferences. You get instructional advice while you try beforeyou buy. Mary Kay is the #1 skin care and color cosmetics direct selling brand in the entire world!! Derm-cosmetics,Retinol, Charcoal masks and so much more to keep you looking young. Come see what it’s all about.

Experience the caring, professional environment at our boutique med spa. Our small, highly-skilled team offersadvanced solutions for natural looking improvements in your appearance. You can expect an experience that ismore than just a treatment – it’s a journey in which you’ll experience the warmth, dedication and individualattention you deserve. This patient-centered philosophy is at the foundation of everything we do to elevate yourown natural beauty.

Healing Haven

Healing and wellness products

For too long, vulvar wellness products have overlooked what truly matters–safety, purity, and a positive approachto body health. Since 2011, Healthy Hoohoo has been changing this narrative.Our journey began with a simple, yet powerful vision: to create vulvar care products you can trust implicitly.Formulated with top-tier ingredients and made without any fragrances, parabens, chemicals, or glycerin, HealthyHoohoo is gentle care for down there.

Extrapelvic Not Rare (EPNR) is a (501 c3) registered non-profit dedicated to advance awareness and knowledgeabout endometriosis as a disease with body-wide lesion potential and capacity that is not restricted to thereproductive structures of persons assigned female at birth. EPNR provides advocacy, educational and researchprograms to promote progressive views of endometriosis as a disease with body-wide lesion potential that impactsnumerous body systems.

Ketamine assisted psychotherapy and infusion for better mental health and wellness, as well as treatment forchronic pain and fibromyalgia. Diagnoses treated are treatment resistant depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD,postpartum depression, hospice/cancer pain, chronic pain.Start feeling better today, not having to wait 6 weeks with other regimens that may not even work. Let us knowhow we can help you!

Our team of Chiropractors are dedicated to providing exceptional care to you and your family. Along with our teamof massage therapists, our goal is to provide your family with a holistic approach to achieving optimal overallwellness! Our primary focus is on the detection and correction of spinal interferences to restore your body’s innate potential to self-heal and support your ability to engage in an active lifestyle.

Ultraslim the only device FDA cleared for Immediate Fat Loss and Skin Tightening. Proven 100% effective in clinicaltrials. Patients lost an average of 3.5 inches and 1.6 liters of fat in only one hour!Lose 2 inches in 32 minutes or it’s FREE, Guaranteed!

If you are looking to balance your bodies – mental, physical, or spiritual – you are in the right place. I bring togetherthe Eastern knowledge of energy and meridians with the conventional Western science of organs and organsystems, to help improve the overall condition of the body and address imbalances. I use Bio-Well® to measure theenergy body. This process is recommended for managing high stress, chronic pain, anxiety, and general wellbeing.

Hyperbaric therapy is a non-invasive way to saturate your body with oxygen, which leads to healthier cells,reducing inflammation and improving circulation. HBOT can help you heal from the inside out. Inside the chamber,clients breath 97% oxygen while going 11ft below sea level (1.3 ata). Here at Halo Hyperbarics and Healing, weoffer 4 various sized chambers at an affordable rate. We are a family owned and operated. business looking to helpheal the Central Oregon community with oxygen.

Eternal Health Chiropractic is proud to serve the Bend community! We are conveniently located across the streetfrom Ford next to Boot Barn on Third St. Eternal Health Chiropractic focuses on full spinal care, including extremities and sports injuries, along with family care, including pregnancy and pediatrics.

We provide doula support before, during and after childbirth. We proudly support families throughout Central Oregon.

OnePeak Medical is redefining primary care by offering patients a unique care model that integrates traditional carealongside preventive medicine geared towards optimal health and well-being. Our healthcare providers understandthis approach to medicine leads to faster results, better outcomes, and ultimately saves patients time and money.OnePeak Medical strives to pave the way for a healthcare system that accepts and values all evidence-informedpractices and identifies the relationship between health, mind, body, and spirit. 

At Alpine Chiropractic and Massage, we provide tailored care for a wide variety of populations and conditions fromathletes to pregnant mothers and children. Our multidisciplinary team offers individualized and effective treatmentsto alleviate discomfort, support growth and development, and enhance performance. With a focus on patient-centered care, we empower individuals to achieve their health goals and live their best lives. 

Living Well is your premier destination for overcoming auto, work, and sports injuries, whiplash and even chronicheadaches. Our clinic has an array of 19 cutting-edge, non-surgical treatment tools. Our approach extends beyondtraditional physical therapy, ensuring you are fully prepared to return to your activities with ease. Experience the difference with our specialized services in physical therapy, laser therapy, and massage therapy, all designed to help you live well and perform.

Sip & Social

Alcohol, nightlife and drink 

The Winery at Manzanita is a coastal winery focused on small batch production. Creating some of the finest Oregonwines, featuring over 20 different varietals. With five tasting rooms throughout the state, Central Oregon is home toThe Bend Wine Bar. Serving lovely crafted wines in an elegant tasting room with relaxed Bend vibe.

Family Matters

Love, family and dating services

With inspiration and innovation, we help seniors thrive by creating distinct senior living communities that empowerthem to define and live their best lives — whatever their age, whatever their ability, whatever it takes.

Oregon Charter Academy (ORCA) is Oregon’s premier online public charter school that has been serving K-12students throughout Oregon for nearly 20 years. ORCA offers a robust, standards-aligned, and dynamic curriculumthat allows our caring, Oregon-certified teachers to support your child individually. Thousands of parents trustORCA to provide their child with safe socialization, flexibility, and rigorous learning. Learn more about OregonCharter Academy at www.oregoncharter.org

A new program that allows employees in Oregon to take paid time off for some of life’s most important momentsthat impact our families, health and safety.

She Invests

Financial planners, real estate agents, banks

Unlock financial security and peace of mind with our empowering solutions. We equip you with the knowledge andtools to safeguard your assets and build a secure future. Gain confidence in your financial decisions through our expert guidance and foundational education.

 

Local mortgage lender that offers all an array of FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional, Jumbo, down payment assistance,and much more! Through the Homes for Heroes program, we give additional closing costs savings to those whoserve our communities everyday! From current/prior/retired Military, First Responders, Medical professionals, andeducators we see you and appreciate all you do for our community!

We are a start-to-finish window replacement company. We provide custom-made, beautiful, energy-efficient composite windows that are professionally installed by us for optimal performance.

All gutters carry water away from your home, but only LeafGuard does it with a patented, debris shedding designthat is better than any other gutter guard on the market today.

Adored Tattoo Boutique

Female artists and flash tattoos from the team at “Adored Tattoo Boutique”!

Fit & Fabulous

Fitness and health

Our goal is to provide a warm and open welcome for the newest of yogis to advanced practitioners. We offer avariety of classes to fit your needs and schedule and strive to become an integral part of your healthy lifestyle. Ourexperienced instructors come from a variety of different backgrounds, and provide support on and off the mat toenhance your physical and emotional well-being.

Pure Barre offers four effective low-impact, full-body workouts that strengthen your mind and body.

Goddess Lounge

Wellness & Spiritual Experiences

Cathleen Hylton is a local Psychic/Intuitive Reader and Teacher.She has over 30 years of experience working with people from all walks of life. Her Journey has led her to overcomeaddictions and self-destructive patterns through the power of healing and understanding her own spiritual nature.The readings and classes she offers are to help others using the practices that so greatly helped her. She loves tohelp others understand their spirituality and divinity and to live the life that is in their hearts.

Holistic life coaching to develop your inner knowing, personal empowerment, and connection with your purpose inyour daily life. Option to utilize practical astrology to make your coaching experience unique & informed by thecosmos! Astrology readings, embodied yoga practices, cosmic communities, and more are current offerings.

Tarot readings for introspection, growth and deeper connection to the self while creating a roadmap for life’s twistsand turns. Many think of Tarot as a tool for divination and getting a window into future potentials, yet another wayto engage with Tarot is as a means of self-discovery, understanding and healing. Kati Kornhuber is an IntuitiveTarot reader who loves to use Tarot to help folks feel more grounded, lighter and empowered in their lives.

Helping people discover a pain free life style by incorporating mind body and spirit healing. Using reiki to balanceand restore the body to homeostasis in the deepest form of relaxation while somatic emotional release is used toget rid of stored trauma from the central nervous system which contributes to fight/ flight/freeze/ anxiety/depression/ aches and pains and more. Helping Women be their authentic selves.